Classic and Contemporary Poetry
TO THE MOTHER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY Poet's Biography
First Line: The mother-hands no further toil
Last Line: The mother-love abides eternally.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Love; Mothers
THE mother-hands no further toil may know;
The mother-eyes smile not on you and me;
The mother-heart is stilled, alas! -- But O
The mother-love abides eternally.
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